20,000 refugees from Sudan's Blue Nile State in Ethiopia, numbers rising

Published on 06 September 2011

A UNHCR assessment team returned yesterday from the Assosa region of western Ethiopia, where refugees have been arriving since late last week amid fighting across the border in Sudan's Blue Nile State. (..) UNICEF is providing water bladders and medical supplies while WFP is sending food urgently to the area.

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